Dozens of Firms Hit With New CWC Patent Action

Law360, New York (October 21, 2009, 5:07 PM EDT) -- Patent-holding company Clear With Computers LLC has accused dozens of major companies, including Bergdorf Goodman Inc., eBay Inc., Boeing Co. and Halliburton Co., of infringing a brand-new patent for an electronic proposal preparation system, even as CWC continues to negotiate settlements over allegations regarding similar patents in other suits against many of the same companies.

CWC filed the infringement allegations against more than 30 companies in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday and simultaneously filed a materially identical complaint against...
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